Victor Wright

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A quick recipe for Italian soft almond biscuits from Rachel Roddy

A friend of mine makes something called “coat-on sauce”. You may well know the recipe – it is Marcella Hazan’s. A big tin of plum tomatoes, a peeled onion cut in two, a thick slice of butter and salt put in a pan with the lid ajar, then left to blip and burp for 45 minutes, in which time everything …

Baking

Take a Tour of the International Space Station In Dazzling 4K Detail

If you’re not one of the 225 people to have set foot upon the International Space Station (ISS), here’s your chance to see what it looks like …

Space Exploration

The end of the road in Croatia: time to Split

Kevin Rushby brings his month-long odyssey to a close in Croatia’s most charismatic city, exploring its Roman vaults with a guide whose explanations are as ribald as they are revealing • Read more of Kevin’s Croatian adventures<p>My guide Dino is not a man to mince his words. “Coming here and not …

European Travel

Study suggests Neil Armstrong was misquoted in the most famous remark "one small step for man"

Photographer: Neil Armstrong<p>It’s one of the most famous quotes of all time. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” were the …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

Los Angeles airport reopening after shooting scare

LOS ANGELES -- Terminals were evacuated and flights halted Sunday night at Los Angeles International Airport after reports of a shooting, which proved to be false.<p>Traffic was tied up and arriving passengers scrambled to find ways out of the airport after the report unfolded after 9 p.m. PT. Later, …

Airports

CF-18 in depth: Discover Canada's mighty fighting machine

0%<p>SPECIFICATIONS<p><b>POWER</b><br>Two General Electric F404 low bypass turbofan engines<p><b>STANDARD THRUST</b><br>4,850kg<p><b>AFTERBURNER</b><br>7,290kg<p><b>MAXIMUM SPEED</b><br>Mach 1.8 (1,911 km/h at 40,000 feet)<p><b>SERVICE CEILING</b><br>15,000m<p><b>RANGE (unarmed)</b><br>3,700km<p>SPECIFICATIONS<p><b>POWER</b><br>Two General Electric F404 low bypass turbofan engines<p><b>THRUST</b><br>4,850kg<p><b>MAX</b> …

Hurricane Odile, a Category 3 storm, threatens Baja California

Hurricane Odile churned toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Sunday, threatening to slam the popular tourist destination with powerful winds and heavy rains.<p>Forecasters warned that the Category 3 storm could strengthen overnight.<p>As of 8 p.m. ET Sunday, Odile was about 90 miles (145 …